The Bachelor of Arts program in Chinese Language & Culture at Washington State University is a comprehensive 4-year degree that prepares students with the knowledge and skills to become experts in the language and culture of China. The program combines coursework on Chinese linguistics, literature, history, business, and other cultural topics to provide students with a well-rounded understanding of both ancient and contemporary China. Through field trips to local sites, such as museums or cultural centers, along with international study programs in Beijing or Shanghai, students will have the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in Chinese language and culture. Graduates from this program are well-equipped for careers in teaching, translation services, media & communications, or international business operations. With the growing demand for professionals who have expertise in Chinese language and culture combined with strong job prospects worldwide, this program provides students with an excellent opportunity for professional growth while offering them the chance to make a meaningful contribution towards global understanding and cooperation.